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Randy Newman

Induction category: Performer


Randy Newman (piano, vocals; born November 28, 1944) Cynical romantic, subversive political satirist, social commentator, champion of the underdog – and brilliant one-man medicine show in the bargain – Randy Newman has been one of pop music’s secret hidden weapons for more than four decades.  Randy Newman was born on November 28, 1944, in New Orleans. His mother, Adele, was a secretary, and his father, Irving George, was an internist, but his family had strong musical connections. Two of his uncles, Alfred Newman and Lionel Newman, both scored numerous films. The time he spent in New Orleans as a youngster ...

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